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Police log Oct. 26

By Andy Hallman | Oct 26, 2012

Total — 39
Treatment — 1
Male section — 11
Female section — 1
Work release — 1
Holding — 0
Special needs – 0
Contract inmates — 25

Arrested
Dalton Justice McElree, 18, of Washington, was arrested Thursday on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear for arraignment for third-degree burglary charges.

Assault
A caller in the 200 block of North Schnoebelen Street in Riverside requested to speak with a deputy about an inappropriate situation involving her child. The caller requested documentation but did not want to speak with the school or the other student. The school will be handling the matter.

Burglary
A caller reported a business in the 100 block First Street in Kalona was broken into Thursday night. Officers responded. A report is to be filed.

Drugs/narcotics violations
A caller in the 200 block of West Main Street in Washington reported possible drug activity and requested an officer. Officers responded but were unable to locate any drug activity.

All other theft
A caller in the 1000 block of West Madison Street in Washington reported a gas drive off. The incident was determined to be an accident. The subject had already returned to the business and paid for gas when the officer arrived.
A caller near the intersection of Highway 78 and Fir Avenue in Brighton reported two of his large political signs were stolen from the road. The incident was documented.
A caller in the 300 block of First Street in Kalona reported a gas drive-off. Three subjects got in a car and left without paying for $43 in gas. The vehicle went north on Highway 1 into Johnson County. The information was forwarded to Fairfield State Radio and Johnson County.

Traffic accidents
A vehicle in the 1000 block of Sixth Street in Wellman reported Thursday that another vehicle rear-ended her on Highway 22 and that she was injured. Wellman Fire, Wellman QRS and the Washington County Sheriff’s Department responded. Adam Taukei, of Williamsburg, was cited for failure to stop in a sure and clear distance.
A driver reported Thursday that she struck a deer on Highway 218 north of Exit 70. The deer ran off and the vehicle is still drivable. The incident was documented.
A driver reported Thursday that he struck a deer on Highway 218 north of G36. The deer was off the roadway and the vehicle is drivable. The incident was documented.
A driver reported Friday that she hit a deer on Highway 218 near the bridge at Ainsworth. There was over $1,500 damage. A state accident report is to be filed.

Civil dispute
A caller in the 1600 block of Wayland Road in Washington reported two vehicles were parked in front of a gate to the farmground. Officers advised it was a civil issue with about a property line dispute.

Illegal dumping
A caller in the 300 block of North Marion Avenue in Washington reported the person who delivered the new phone books dumped 12 bundles of them in his dumpster and that there was hardly any room left for their trash. Officers responded and will attempt to make contact with the phone company.

Welfare check
A caller in the 200 block of Eighth Avenue in Wellman reported Thursday that his nephew was at his home earlier that night but that his car was now in downtown Wellman. Officers responded. The nephew was fine.

Family offense non-violent
A caller in the 200 block of West Washington Street in Washington reported Thursday that a subject was not home by curfew. The subject was cited for a curfew violation.

DP&Q
A caller in the 200 block of West Main Street in Washington reported the music was too loud at a nearby business Friday morning. The owner agreed to turn the music off.  

Animal complaint
A caller in the 600 block of East Main Street in Washington reported Thursday that the neighbor’s dog is tied up and barking again. This occurs every night. Officers responded and gave the dog’s owner a verbal warning.

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